A number of firms have modified their ratings and price targets on shares of American Campus Communities (NYSE: ACC) recently:

  • 8/10/2017 – American Campus Communities had its “overweight” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Cantor Fitzgerald.
  • 7/26/2017 – American Campus Communities was downgraded by analysts at Sandler O’Neill from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating. They now have a $50.00 price target on the stock, down previously from $55.00.
  • 7/25/2017 – American Campus Communities was upgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating.
  • 7/24/2017 – American Campus Communities was downgraded by analysts at TheStreet from a “b” rating to a “c+” rating.
  • 7/24/2017 – American Campus Communities had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Canaccord Genuity. They now have a $56.00 price target on the stock. They wrote, “We think this print is enough for a positive stock reaction tomorrow, but color on the call will also impact trading activity.””
  • 7/21/2017 – American Campus Communities was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating. According to Zacks, “American Campus Communities, Inc. is a fully integrated, self-managed and self-administered equity REIT with expertise in the acquisition, design, finance, development, construction management, leasing and management of student housing properties. “
  • 7/14/2017 – American Campus Communities was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating. According to Zacks, “American Campus Communities, Inc. is a fully integrated, self-managed and self-administered equity REIT with expertise in the acquisition, design, finance, development, construction management, leasing and management of student housing properties. “
  • 7/10/2017 – American Campus Communities was upgraded by analysts at JMP Securities from a “market perform” rating to an “outperform” rating. They now have a $55.00 price target on the stock.
  • 7/8/2017 – American Campus Communities was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating.
  • 6/28/2017 – American Campus Communities was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating. They now have a $54.00 price target on the stock. According to Zacks, “American Campus Communities, Inc. is a fully integrated, self-managed and self-administered equity REIT with expertise in the acquisition, design, finance, development, construction management, leasing and management of student housing properties. “
  • 6/19/2017 – American Campus Communities was upgraded by analysts at Evercore ISI from an “underperform” rating to an “in-line” rating. They now have a $49.00 price target on the stock, up previously from $48.00.
  • 6/17/2017 – American Campus Communities was upgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating.

Shares of American Campus Communities Inc (NYSE:ACC) opened at 46.49 on Friday. The company has a market cap of $6.34 billion, a PE ratio of 96.05 and a beta of 0.25. American Campus Communities Inc has a 12-month low of $44.65 and a 12-month high of $52.53. The company has a 50-day moving average of $47.51 and a 200 day moving average of $47.89.

American Campus Communities (NYSE:ACC) last released its earnings results on Monday, July 24th. The real estate investment trust reported $0.53 earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.54 by $0.01. American Campus Communities had a return on equity of 1.90% and a net margin of 8.59%. The business had revenue of $169.90 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $169.50 million. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business earned $0.54 EPS. The business’s revenue for the quarter was down 3.1% on a year-over-year basis. On average, equities research analysts expect that American Campus Communities Inc will post $0.75 EPS for the current year.

The firm also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, August 25th. Shareholders of record on Monday, August 14th will be paid a $0.44 dividend. This is a positive change from American Campus Communities’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.42. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, August 10th. This represents a $1.76 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 3.79%. American Campus Communities’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 359.18%.

American Campus Communities, Inc is a self-managed and self-administered equity real estate investment trust (REIT). The Company’s segments include Wholly-Owned Properties, On-Campus Participating Properties, Development Services, and Property Management Services. It is engaged in the acquisition, design, financing, development, construction management, leasing and management of student housing properties.

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